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Stories with subject: Accommodations
  • Cherokee Nation to build new east Oklahoma casino 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 9:25 am
  • ROLAND, Oklahoma - A casino in eastern Oklahoma operated by Cherokee Nation Businesses will be replaced with a newer, larger complex featuring a hotel, officials said.

  • New OC ad campaign launched 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 9:10 am
  • OCEAN CITY, Maryland - The latest advertising campaign for Ocean City targets a precious commodity: the vacation day.

  • Group aims to build Waikiki condominium hotel 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 5:29 pm
  • HONOLULU - A local development partnership has pledged more than $1 million in community spending in exchange for the city's permission to build a condominium hotel tower exceeding Waikiki's height and density requirements.

  • Va. Beach planners reject giant Ferris wheel 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 6:32 am
  • VIRGINIA BEACH, Virginia - Virginia Beach planners have rejected a company's proposal to erect a giant Ferris wheel at the Oceanfront.

  • Staycation or bleisure? Travel loves made-up words 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 11:22 am
  • NEW YORK - Hotels advertise "bleisure" packages. The Thai Tourism Authority is promoting "honeyteering." And a Mississippi TV anchor told advocates of gay equality to "go on gaycation."

  • Hotel, sports complex planned near Indianapolis 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 6:59 am
  • GREENWOOD, Indiana - A $22 million hotel and indoor sports complex is being planned for an Indianapolis suburb in hopes of attracting amateur sports events.

  • Hotels fill quick for Bayou Country Superfest 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 6:35 am
  • BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Baton Rouge hotel vacancies are quickly disappearing for the May 23-25 weekend and the annual Bayou Country Superfest.

  • New Glacier concessionaire readies for season 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 8:07 pm
  • KALISPELL, Montana - Gearing up for a busy summer in Glacier National Park in just a matter of a few months has been a big challenge for Marc Ducharme, but being the general manager of the Glacier Division for Xanterra Parks and Resorts also comes with promising opportunities.

  • Wyoming high court sides with state on lodging tax 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 6:07 pm
  • CHEYENNE, Wyoming - The Wyoming Supreme Court has ruled the state can collect the full tax amount on retail lodging sales made by online travel companies, even if they have no physical presence in the state.

  • Milwaukee group wants to buy Pabst Blue Ribbon 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 2:43 am
  • MILWAUKEE - Long before it was known for fine cheddar cheese or the Green Bay Packers, Wisconsin was famous for beer, especially the national brands brewed in Milwaukee: Schlitz, Blatz and Pabst Blue Ribbon.

  • Dubai firm buys stake in Kerzner's Atlantis hotels 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 9:43 am
  • DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - A Dubai government conglomerate behind some of the emirate's industrial powerhouses said Thursday it bought a "significant" stake in the international hotel operator that runs the Atlantis hotel on the city's main palm-shaped island.

  • How to save money on your summer vacation hotels 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 1:01 pm
  • NEW YORK - Summer vacationers looking for deals on hotel rooms are going to have to search a little harder.

  • How to save money on your summer vacation hotels 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 12:17 pm
  • NEW YORK - Summer vacationers looking for deals on hotel rooms are going to have to search a little harder.

  • Airbnb to pay San Francisco hotel tax 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 1:02 pm
  • SAN FRANCISCO - Online home rental service Airbnb has agreed to pay San Francisco's 14 percent hotel tax, addressing at least one concern of critics who say the company is flouting regulations.

  • Death Valley in spring: Beautiful and not that hot 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 1:00 pm
  • FURNACE CREEK, California - The perception of Death Valley is that it's hot and desolate.

  • S. Ind. tourism group plans more social media push 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 10:47 am
  • JEFFERSONVILLE, Indiana - Southern Indiana's tourism bureau is tossing its old marketing plan in favor of one that will launch it into the year 2014.

  • Airbnb to pay San Francisco hotel tax 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 10:14 am
  • SAN FRANCISCO - Online home rental service Airbnb has agreed to pay San Francisco's 14 percent hotel tax, addressing at least one concern of critics who say the company is flouting regulations.

  • Fourth hotel in Universal property opens 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 3:24 pm
  • ORLANDO, Florida - Universal Orlando has opened a new resort that's based on a vintage, midcentury modern theme.

  • Fourth hotel in Universal property opens 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 2:51 pm
  • ORLANDO, Florida - Universal Orlando has opened a new resort that's based on a vintage, midcentury modern theme.

  • Oil boom leads to huge growth for Duchesne County 
    Updated: Mar-28-14 1:52 pm
  • SALT LAKE CITY - The Uinta Basin oil boom has made Duchesne County the nation's second fastest-growing (for counties with at least 10,000 people), and Vernal the nation's sixth fastest-growing "micropolitan area" of 10,000 to 50,000 people.

  • Families targeted in new Reno-Tahoe tourism survey 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 5:19 pm
  • RENO, Nevada - Visitors to the Reno-Lake Tahoe area stayed longer, spent more money and brought their children along more often last year than they did two years earlier, according to a new tourism survey that suggests targeting families in future marketing efforts.

  • Families targeted in new Reno-Tahoe tourism survey 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 4:05 pm
  • RENO, Nevada - Visitors to the Reno-Lake Tahoe area stayed longer, spent more money and brought their children along more often last year than they did two years earlier, according to a new tourism survey that suggests targeting families in future marketing efforts.

  • Harrah's casino announces it will close in Tunica 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 9:34 pm
  • JACKSON, Mississippi - The long decline of what was once the nation's third-largest casino market was underlined Wednesday when the largest casino in Mississippi's Tunica County announced it would close.

  • FCC: Thousands of hotels don't offer direct 911 
    Updated: Mar-25-14 9:49 am
  • DALLAS - Tens of thousands of hotels don't allow guests to directly reach emergency services when they dial 911, according to a national survey taken after a 9-year-old girl couldn't call for help while her mother was being stabbed to death in a Texas motel.

  • FCC: Thousands of hotels don't offer direct 911 
    Updated: Mar-25-14 7:55 am
  • DALLAS - Tens of thousands of hotels don't allow guests to directly reach emergency services when they dial 911, according to a national survey taken after a 9-year-old girl couldn't call for help while her mother was being stabbed to death in a Texas motel.